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capitol, you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> jennifer: actually 88% of republicans in congress have received a contribution from the nra at some point in their career although according to the sunlight foundation among democrats it's 11%. with long oddings of getting a ban through congress some governors are moving ahead with state-wide bans instead. governor o'malley is proposing one of these strictest in the nation. it would ban assault weapons and restrict visitor access to school, and require perspective gun owners to provide finger continues to police and undergo a thorough background check. but how much teeth can a state ban have. joining me now is katrina vanden huevel, editor and publisher of "the nation." welcome back inside "the war room"? >> thank you governor. >> jennifer: i want to talk about the strategy of this and other issues. the president's strategy on it the progressive base wants the president to push for a ban on assaul
you to that bet. it is time for you to smoke pot. he said i will. i will smoke a joint. that lasted for about a day. then the next day he had to say i'm going to have to step away from my bet. i'm not going to be able to fulfill it. his wife got really pissed at him. she said you have grandkids now and what kind of example do you think you're setting for your grandkids so he is not going to smoke marijuana as he promised in a bet. >> bill: what a wimp. >> totally wimped up. >> bill: the example you set for your grandkids is you obey the law. the law allows you to smoke pot. therefore i'm a law-abiding citizen. robert from marlboro, massachusetts. >> caller: good morning. >> bill: what do you think? >> caller: well, obviously the scouts, they go through a background check to be a scoutmaster. and i think exposing the youth to an alternative lifestyle will be a good thing. progressive and positive. you know, allowing gay men to become scoutmasters and active in the troops and -- will be a good thing. >> bill: what do you think if mississippi or missouri or tennessee still wants to hav
: you bet. tell us what it's been like for veterans coming home, to the not be able to find jobs as fast as non-veterans. >> the our counterparts over the last two years have been two to three points below that, it's been a distressing thing to come home to. we'll have veterans ready to enter the workforce. i had been in journalism for four years and i ran base newspapers. when i went out to get a job all i could find is a job hanging posters for a college university. we need to see the civilian employers recognizing the skill sets of our veterans. >> jennifer: in addition to what happened with walmart, do you think the administration's response to veteran veterans and their need to be employed has been effective. >> it's not just on the executive branch, we need congress to act and we need the civilian employers to have the buy-in. walmart is leading the way with the 100,000 job initiative and they're not just entry level but entry and management positions our veterans are truly capable and walmart will find out this is going to be an investment. >> jennifer: well, according to a workfo
bills as the president said, we're not a dead-bet country. i'm glad they finally saw the light. we need to pay our bills and move forward. there is a stronghold of 75 republican tea party members who quite frankly do listen to the tea party in many ways, and hopefully this is a signal that they too need to understand that this should not be an issue. it should not be held honestly. hostage. we should raise the debt ceiling. that's an automatic. we should move forward and talk about how we create jobs. by creating jobs we reduce the deficit. >> jennifer: i'm take taking it as an encouraging sign that the tea party can be moved by public voices. if they can be moved on the debt ceiling of all things, maybe they could be moved on guns. you wrote in the "huffington post," advocating reducing defense spending so you can spend more money and invest in the united states. the question is in the negotiations in congress over the spending do you see that happening? >> we've got to make it happen. again, it's got to be the voice of the american people that will make it happen. people don't realize
war room." >> thank you. >> thanks, governor. >> jennifer: you bet. in the 41 days since the tragedy at newtown, 41 days now, at least 1121 americans have died due to gun violence. of course, those who die are just a fraction of the victims of gun violence. 13-year-old gabriel clark of massachusetts is still recovering after being shot last friday. it's tragic that something so horrific could happen to someone so young but the circumstances are even worse. gabriel was walking to his church to attend choir practice when a car drove past him. someone from the car shot him in the stomach. the pastor said that gabriel told him even through the pain that god had saved his life. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten commandments is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> and current will let me say anything. >> only on current tv. >> jennifer: you know that every two minutes someone in the united states is sexual assaulted? the great majority of those attacks are on women. women like debra parker, who spoke before a group of congressional leaders about violence against women ac
you. >> jennifer: you bet. let me start with you clarissa what i'm -- i'm curious about the psychology what was the status for having the president back off of his own proposal and instead support the senator's proposal. >> first of all the president is still going to nevada tomorrow and delivering a speech that we all expect will have a very aggressive and forward lean on the issue of immigration. giving these senator space to come forward to these proposal is if you are motivated by real solutions we all know we need to get a deal to the president's desk. and it was important to do that. >> jennifer: yeah, i'm -- i'm glad to see that you can -- you know, set your ego aside and allow the senate to come forward with something that is by partisan, and if the president lobbed his own plan in that, who knows what would have happened. matt, are you worried that jan brewer and other border-state officials will end up vetoing, essentially these immigration measures by having to certedfy? >> yeah, i think you have hit on exactly what was the biggest troubl
." live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: you bet it is. 33 minutes after the hour now. here we go on a beautiful thursday morning. january 3rd. happy new year, everybody. the "full court press" coming to you live from our nation's capital. brought to you today by the national education association. the good men and women of the nea under president dennis van roekel creating great public schools across this country for every student in america. you bet for more information look at their web site at nea.org. today, the day that the new congress will be sworn in. it is a day of festivity here in washington, d.c. not only the new members of the senate and the house but even the returning members, the veterans who have been here, sworn in again and then they all invite their friends and neighbors and supporters for receptions and dinners and cocktail parties and there will be nothing but parties all day today. i've been invited to several. i'm going actually this afternoon, invited to attend the swearing in recepti
-spangled banner. he said it was the bet i had ever heard it performed. i said that she proved that you can sing the star-spangled banner after all. maybe i have been wrong to say nobody could sing it and that she, you know, gave it new life and new meaning and then i hear the news she was faking it. a spokesperson for the marine band admitted they got word at the last minute they had it pre prerecorded and they got word at the last minute that she was going to use the prerecorded version, not the real version. i have to say, here is what it sounded like. it sounds pretty good. ♪ 0, say, can you see by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hail did he twilight's last gleaming. >> now do i feel like a total schmuck? like a total idiot? i feel like actually i have been betrayed. i don't know about you. 866-65 press. this is a big deal for me. the problem is never as good as you think they are. as they seem. look at david individualder or others, you know. things are never what really they appear to be. i don't know. i believe and peter and i were up so
"the war room." >> always a pleasure. >> jennifer: you bet. he has become the ultimate political fixer. got a problem? don't worry. just let joe biden go in there and straighten some people out. plus it wasn't be the 112th congress if they weren't messing something up. boehner's boyed failed to act on the bill to help very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. >>dc columnist and four time emmy winner bill press opens current's morning news block. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag from 6 to 9 every morning. >>liberal and proud of it. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshi
." >> thanks. >> jennifer: you bet. and up next new state legislatures mean a wave of new state laws some are good and some are bad. we'll talk about that whwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwh >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp for just $11.99! choose any two of five savory shrimp selections like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. two delicious shrimp selections on one plate! all with salad and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits. 30 shrimp, just $11.99 for a limited time. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. i'm ryon stewart i'm the ultimate shrimp lover, and
information. >> i bet [ inaudible ] has never done that. [ laughter ] >> or maybe he has. >> stephanie: did he think it was giving an interview to a doctor. this is televised. >> apparently this is a symptom or leftover of a gastric bypass. [ farting sounds ] >> stephanie: you guys share a bathroom here. roker said -- >> schneiderman. >> stephanie: right. talk about gastric bypass surgery. he said i probably ate something i wasn't supposed to. and he was walking to the white house and thought he had a little gas and something else came out. schneiderman said you pooped your pants? i pooped my pants, confirmed roker. not terribly. schneiderman said, which is a common effect of this surgery. exactly he said, i was panicking, so i went to the restroom of the press room, threw away my underwear and then went commando. and so he left the poopy underwear at the white house. >> oh, my god! >> along with a paper towel. who is going to know. >> stephanie: if joe biden used that bathroom that is a big [ censor bleep ] deal. oh, god, who was in here? al? do not go in there. we'll be rig
this further a little bit later on. so thanks, cenk, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> jennifer: you bet. today was certainly a day that progressives of every stripe cenk will not forget. and the uniqueness of the moment was not lost on the president who actually paused as he left the stage. take a look at this. ♪ >> jennifer: a brief moment the president seemed to be just taking it before getting back to the hard work at hand. joining me now is somebody who knows a lot about hard work dean obediallah is a critical comedian. and he is going to be performing in dubai this weekend? >> this saturday -- today here in new york saturday in dubai. >> jennifer: and yesterday two events at the inauguration. >> three events. one at a ball where a lot of military veterans were, and then two other events and jim messina was getting on. >> joy: dude you are milking it. >> i know. a lot of energy and a lot of happy people. >> joy: when you are performing do you turn around and look at the audience like the president just did. >> i think we should all savor moments in our lives. but was li
. >> caller: it was hilarious. my best friend said i'll bet their back stage going that must be dana from maryland. she's a tea bagger. that's it. >> hal: thank you so much, dana. >> caller: wait, wait, one more thing though. my topic i wanted to talk about was abortion. >> oh! >> caller: rachel, i didn't know the small little legislative laws like the woman has to listen to the tape of the heart beat. >> oh, yeah. >> caller: tape her reaction, her physical reaction. and i wanted to ask you hal smalltown kid, how do you deal with that? >> hal: you know, before roe v. wade and before it was a protected right in this country a lot of women handled this quite frankly like patrick swayze's dance partner in dirty dancing. through a shady doctor or no doctor at all. >> caller: but they did it on the kitchen table. >> hal: exactly. or well people who could pretend they didn't have to do these kind of things would send their daughter to visit a cousin and she would come back without the child anymore. >> caller: there's one clinic in each of these four states and some women have to drive five hou
the parties. if i were a betting person, i would generally bet against gun control legislation in congress. >> bill: maybe that's one of the reasons why i think it is, the reason why the president stressed yesterday, made that point. he could not expect congress to act unless the american people really make such -- such an uproar that congress has to respond. that's happened before and the president calling on the american people yesterday to basically give congress a swift kick in the butt. >> yeah, again i don't dismiss the possibility that something could happen. i think that there are certain issues that have more resonance with the american public than others. >> bill: background check. >> the background checks. even if it's not exactly what the president is proposing here in terms of universal background check, perhaps there's some -- middle ground there that makes it -- i'm quoting his statistic i don't know this independently but he said 40% of guns are bought sort of through that gun show loophole. maybe there's a way to narrow that percentage. >> bill: the most important measures
: it is tuesday evening, and i bet brussels sprouts are not on your dinner plate. let's see, would you rather be getting a root canal listen together rock band nickel back, or dealing with cockroaches or would you rather be talking to a member of congress? there was a survey released by public policy polling that found that those first four all received higher favorability ratings than congress. but don't feel too bad for congress because according to ppp, congress does have higher ratings than the kardashians, north korea and meth labs. so with us now is one person we like better the kardashian welcome back to "the war room." we like you a lot more than the kardashians. you have a choice. out of those things that are polled between a root canal congress, brussels sprouts nickel back, a meth lab, north korea, kardashians, what would you rather spend time in half. >> cut them in half, drizzle them with oil. >> jennifer: you like brussels sprouts. >> they are in season. >> jennifer: are you telling me you would rather be with brussels sprouts than kim kardashian. >> bruceelbrussels sprouts with
inside "the war room." >> thank you for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. virginia is now considering a measure to arm teachers. do you think that will prevent school violence? >> no, i do not. what will prevent school violence is a measured, practical, and realistic approach. arming teachers is a concept that is rejected by most virginians, and i'll tell you why. teachers are trained to teach. police officers are trained to protect the community. it takes time and experience to develop the adjustment in a crisis situation. police officers have that training. teachers don't. you know, a couple of hours of training for a teacher to carry a firearm is one thing. a crisis situation is something else. >> jennifer: so i'm interested in this. your colleague or your a colleague in the legislation bob marshall proposed that very measure. he was in "the war room" this week and i would love for you to take a listen to what he had to say. >> if a person was trained the same way a policeman was trained or a policewoman was trained to respond as if the police were there, it would cut these things
." >> thanks for having me governor. >> jennifer: you bet. so how significant it is that governors are speaking up? >> it's quite significant these governors are speaking up. states are the laboratory of democracy, and what they can be doing in their states can be models for the rest of the country, and maybe models for congress, if congress chooses to listen. >> jennifer: chris christie said he thinks republican governors are shaping the ayen da more than the flps congress. do you think that's true? maybe on guns and other things too? >> it could very well be true on guns, but of course that's a mixed bag. you can have governors out west or in the south that would put police and armed guards at every school, and governors on the east who would go more like the rest of the country. and what we can see there is really what each state sees it's a as. but connecticut doesn't put armed guards in every school but colorado choices to do so we could see which works. >> jennifer: there is an argument for every bit of policy regardless of what the facts are. i think you'
a broken wing. please. hah hah! ♪ nah nah nah nah nah ♪ >> suckers! >> stephanie: i bet he did say that. he just signed it in hawaii by auto pen. and then he wrote suckers. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: susie in florida, you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi susie. >> caller: hi. i want to talk about the nra's plan to arm schools. i think they should higher veterans. >> someone suggested the national guard -- >> stephanie: you know, i have to say. i do have a little bit of concern with the amount of posttraumatic stress syndrome that we have with the vets that have served. believe me, i understand, because i'm not a parent that you want to do immediately what is going to protect your kid. so i don't want to say that should be off the table but i don't want to introduce more guns and more people with mental problems. >> caller: between that and training teachers to use weapons. come on. the whole thing is asinining. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: i don't understand the philosophy behind it. but i think there's a lot of out of work military people that could use so
me. >> jennifer: you bet. as with hillary clinton, i'm curious about whether your experience with congress might have inspired you a bit to consider at least running for office yourself? >> well, it was interesting dealing with congress, but what inspired me was the chance to serve in government. i -- for 17 months i was administrator of cms, i got to help advance the most important steps in american public policy and health care in my lifetime. it was just wonderful. i got to work with great staff, and it gave me a taste for what good government really can do and really whetted my appetite for it. >> jennifer: so are you going to run? >> i haven't decided yet. i'm very, very serious about this. i spent time thinking about it my family and many colleagues and state holders, i am going to continue to listen for a while and then make up my mind. it's a great time for states now. we all know the problems in washington, and states can take the lead. i think massachusetts is a terrific place to show everybody what can be done by working together. >> jennifer
. and the desire of the lines in the ground, all that kind of thing goes up. but eventually i'm betting that as when through this turmoil and name calling and alike consensus do emerge. we forget how contentious the 30s were. in the 1790s when this nation was starting, i don't think they teach it any more but hamilton versus jefferson and what they wrote about each other was vitriolic but we move forward. >> gavin: why do you think the bush words from not more successful? the promotion of a lot things, lower tax rates lower regulatory burdens, why didn't the bush--why didn't the economy take off in the decade of 2009. >> it gets to this most boring issue in the world back to the monetary and the crazy dollar destroyed nixon destroyed jimmy carter undermined george bush and none of them knew what hit them. president obama has no appreciation that the volatile dollar that the fed has done is making his task infinitely more difficult. they don't understand it. it has not been taught for decades in the schools. the eyes roll over when it comes up. who shot up lately. so by default bad thing
mcgwire. i think it's the bbwaa with the 569 ballots. i think we fail. i bet half those guys have not seen a guy in 25 years and this idea that you're in able to vote forever. there were deserving players tim raines, alan trammell. it seems like the votes are getting stupider and stupider. this is apart from steroids, which is a very complicated issue. >> john: what do you think, is there a chance we'll see their names on the ballot next year and their punishment is that they're not eligible the first year. >> people like barry bonds sammy sosa, roger clemens they'll be on the ballot next year but the storyline will be tom glavin, maddox. they will be clean players where we'll celebrate maximum god glavin, maddox and frank thomas. and i don't see how you have a hall of fame that is supposed to be a museum, mind you that doesn't have these players. it's like a museum as written by joseph stalin, they didn't exist, therefore it didn't happen. the 90s just didn't happen. well guess what, a lot of writers who are doing this voting and handing in blank ballots, they cheered on the 1990
. if they don't you can bet the democrats will use it in the the 2014 midterm. you remember in 2010 when democrats could not get the minority voters out to the polls. many came out in 2012 to help reelect the president. if the white house can do it, they want to motivate that latino-base voters and get them to come out in the polls during the mid firms and republicans need to stop that from happening. >> john: that's a good point alex. do you agree in 2014 to be on the democrat side they need moms coming out for gun control and latinos coming out for immigration reform. do you think it's a solid play? >> absolutely. and i can tell you from talking to democratic officials who are high up in the campaign establishment they're looking at ways to try to motivate some of those minority voters, women voters, get those voters who don't always come out in the mid election. the effort has begun. >> john: alex, last 30 seconds i want to close it out with you. it seems at times the president left foreign policy to secretary of state hillary clinton. george, do you see him play an extended role in f
press show," live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, you bet. eliot spitzer joining us in the next segment of the show. eliot spitzer post of "viewpoint" on current tv, of course. thirty-three minutes after the hour. it is the "full court press" this wednesday morning. welcome back everybody who is just joining us. we did not go over the cliff after all. the house finally went along with the compromise bill that passed the senate early on new year's day, 2:00 am about 11:00 pm last night. president obama said he would sign the bill before he hops on air force one and went back to hawaii to join his family and round out his holiday vacation. what does this say about the united states congress? i mean the new congress has to be better than this old one. but we'll see if john boehner can survive as speaker after caving in on this deal. >> we're starting to get accounts of how this deal was made. a very interesting part of the story i think that political is reporting. harry reid and john boehner met, and john boehner greeted harry reid by saying -- h
out why they do that coming up next. >> john: so i bet you thought this was as crazy as ted nugent could get. >> i'm an extremely loving, passionate man and people who investigate me honestly without the baggage of political correctness ascertain the conclusion that i'm a damn nice guy and if you can find a screening process more powerful than that, [ bleep ] how's that sound? >> john: that's a guy who does no drugs. that's reserved compared to what sean hannity and mitt romney's bff said this week. coming up, ted nugent moves sanity to back of the bus. >> john: you know, one of the great things about the 2012 presidential election is that it presented issues to the american people where a clear contrast existed between president obama and governor romney. the issue of how women should be treated in our society while governor romney wanted them placed in binders only to be taken o down for special occasions, the president held the radical point of view they should all be treated equal toy men. the american people heard the two arguments and they seem to have made their choice but i
a tipsy tree trimmer dangled for nearly -- try saying that with tequila. >> stephanie: bet you john boehner can't say it. >> god no. >> stephanie: dangled for two hours until a battalion of firefighters rescued him. a lot more than a kitty. authorities say the man appeared to be tipsy had a half full bottle of tequila in his belt. >> and an onion. >> stephanie: i think as a public service we have to play this once a year. >> do you have feelings of inadequacy, do you suffer from shyness. do you sometimes wish you were more assertive? if you answered yes to any of these questions ask your doctor or pharmacist about tequila. tequila is the safe, natural way to feel better and more confident about yourself and your actions. tequila can help ease you out of your shyness and let you tell the world that you're ready and willing to do just about anything. you'll notice the benefits of tequila almost immediately. and with a regimen of regular doses, you can overcome any obstacles that prevent from you living the life you want to live. shyness and awkwardness will be a thing of the past and
for just a few months of work. >> bill: you know what? i'll bet you simon cowell is still making a ton of money on that show. >> i know he is. i'm sure he is. but what a bust that turned out to be. i actually tried to watch some of that show when it first came on and the budget for it must be amazing. because it is a big flashy show. the fact that they just threw $15 million to britney spears to do nothing? >> sit at a table and speak her mind. wild. ever buy too much food and not eat it and then let it go to waste? happens far too often. a new study by the london institute of mechanical engineers finds that up to one half of the world's food goes uneaten. the study finds that two billion of the four billion metric tons of food produced in the world each year goes to waste because of irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior and inadequate infrastructure. in the u.s. and other developed nations, most of the waste is on the consumer end. >> bill: you know, i'm not surprised at that. >> that's a lot of food! >> bill: you see people buying stuff at the market, just loading stuff up and
. and he is teeny, and yet still taller than her. >> i bet she couldn't box because she is tiny. >> stephanie: i bet she could. you wouldn't see that coming. let's go to mori in idaho. >> caller: good morning. i want to start the wrinkle revolution. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: there are millions of us out here on social security or fixed incomes, we manage to meet our budget each month, how come the 535 guys in congress can't do it? they should have to wait through a sea of wrinkles and hover-rounds the next time they start talking about the budget. [ applause ] >> stephanie: all right. speaking of plucky women, secretary of state hillary clinton yesterday. >> as i have said many times. i take responsibility, and nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to leave the state department and our country, safer, stronger, and more secure. >> stephanie: we were talking about this earlier. she shot back at republican senator, ron johnson. she is talking about in the heat of fining out -- literally that's when you are going to try to do detectiv
. round them all up and send them back. 866-55-press. i bet you we are going to hear that. i am not sure this is even with these four republicans going to make it. >> peter: remember, it was this last election cycle that we were talking about self-deportation. the republican candidate >> bill: that was romney's solution. >> peter: making life so terrible for immigrants here that they would leave on their own. >> bill: they would all leave as if. right? >> peter: people are talking about this online in twitter and in the chat room. first on twitter @bpshow. the g.o.p. helping with immigration for votes, not because it's the right thing to do. >> bill: absolutely s >> peter: auria says republicans are insane. they try to repeal policies that don't work. in the chat room durpt.com/billpress, joyce says having a pathway to citizenship is what we stand for. >> bill: yeah. it's just, i mean, i don't know how you can debate it that people who have been here 10, 15, 20 years, raised their families, their kids in school, they've got jobs they are
has made good on his bet to the mayor of baltimore. sent a case of cowboy cut steaks, and put out a youtube video of himself doing the touchdown dance. >> you might hurt yourself doing a ray lewis dance. >> yes but he did it. and the pornography community is praying today -- >> bill: the pornography community does not pray. >> the world's most famous porn star who has starred in over 2,000 films ron jeremy drove himself to the hospital with chest pains. >> bill: how many porn films, has he -- >> over 2,000. >> bill: wow, i only starred in one -- >> that's a long story. >> bill: my last day i'll tell that story. >> the floor is yours. >> bill: yes, on immigration reform as i was saying -- i think the plans are finally aligned to do something about immigration reform. president obama taking the lead of course, talking about it in his inaugural address. you know he is going to talk about it in the state of the union as well. and then the gang of eight on the -- in the united states senate, four republicans and four democrats coming forward with their outline o
testing went into a new girl scout cooly? >> i can't imagine it. >> i bet years. don't you think? marketing? >> i would imagine. >> all over new jersey, all of those smoke stacks where they make the flavors, work in over drive. >> i will be in the ground for a long time before any girl scott cookie comes along that can top the tag-along. >> not a thin mint person? >> no. i will do a thin mint. don't get me wrong. i will roll up on a thin mint but a tag-along, the undisputed king of girl scout cookie. >> the big news the latest on the girl scout cookies. enough, enough, enough yesterday. we will be talking in a second hear about what president obama might be proposing today but we did see new york state acting, the first state in the nation in the wake of the newtown tragedy under the leadership of andrew cuomo, the state senate two days ago, republican state senate passed 43 to 18. the state assembly followed yesterday and the governor was ready to sign it and said we got the job done. >> we saw, we learned, we responded, and we acted, and we are d
. >> you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likely they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban. >> after newtown and whatever aurora, colorado? no assault weapons ban? >> you have to understand the nra leadership they are in the gun-selling business? >> they represent the gun manufacturers? >> represent the gun manufacturers and part of those sales, a big part of that market is trying to appeal to the people who by the way, may already have 10 ak-47s. >> we see the spike in gun sales that's been so reported. >> that's what a lot of these sales are. people who already are heavenly armed and now they are going to be more heavily armed. it's a bad financial decision for their household probably to advance that much. it's great for public safety. >> that's important to know. the percentage of american house homicide that have guns has declined greatly over the past number of years and even when we see this spike in sales, it doesn't show an increase with that. >> you still believe and make sure i understand in thi
a variety of comments. we'll start out with benghazi. fiscal clifford tweeted us and said i bet most of these republicans yesterday couldn't find benghazi on a map. we talked about the inauguration and barack obama's inauguration speech. tina herald says if obama's inaugural address is progressive, then so is america's public opinions since they agree with most of his points. on the women in combat, a very interesting comment tammy duckworth who is recently elected to congress and lost her legs in the war she says i didn't lose my legs in a bar fight. i'm pretty sure it was in combat. on whether or not women are ready to actually serve in combat. and couple of people on twitter at bpshow tweeted us. maggie says we've been serving alongside male counter parts for years. we may be recognized for combat service and compete for commands. again, we're tweeting at bpshow. >> bill: is it more money for combat duty? >> i think there is a premium. i think so. certainly, you get more money if you move up in the ranks which is most important career ladder -- that's the resume punch you need. so
a whole lot of english i bet. >> they are doing it because they want to better serve the client so they know what turns the client on and, also, so they are making the right amount of money so they can tell the client exactly how much money they have to pay in english. >> that's in important. >> another day, another possibility of the celebrity running for the open massachusetts senate seat urging singer james taylor to seek john taylor's soon to be vacant seat. he has not public delispoken about the opportunity. ben afleck was recently room ordered to be considered to go for the seat but he has beensaid that he will not. >> i have seen fire and i have seen rain. i have seen sunny days that i thought would never end. >> thank you dan. >> on our conversation about the strippers, we got a comment from the current chat room. lost views has, maybe on the bottom of their shoes which are occasionally up in the air anyway. >> that's a good one. >> excellent point. >> that's definitely a good one. well, dan, thank you very much. >> you got it. >> i got your
are very troubling. >> i'm taking bets on when one of the guys will come out and say this guy isn't as temperamentally suited or judicious in his comments as susan rice might have been. sooner or later they're going to get around back to her again. it was like i don't know why we're talking about susan rice when we could have our good friend, john kerry, who we spent four years savaging. he's really a good guy now. >> stephanie: the president presenting his gun violence measures today. at noon, do you think. anything going to play out differently this time? >> you know, i think the stuff he's saying, he can do himself. he can do himself. a bunch of you know, beckerwood sheriffs aside by executive order, he can order a study of gun violence. i don't think -- we're not treading on any constitutional provisions. >> stephanie: in honor of les mis, i dream that the president uses the word peckerwood in his conference today. >> he almost criticized the american people of being stupid. you know why they can do that? number one because you're black and number two because the american peop
they get out of their little thing. that's me. >> i bet you the person next to you will know how to put it into airplane mode. >> stephanie: i'll be like excuse me. okay. vice president biden yesterday. >> i have been in this fight a long time. i have no illusions about the fight that is in front of us. i have no illusions about distortions that will come from all sides, but i know full well the obstacles that will be thrown up against us are not inpenetratable. >> stephanie: speaking of people that might throw up obstacles. the nra warns that confiscation could be next. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> but that's not true. that's a lie. >> also being invaded by martians could happen. >> stephanie: could be. it could happen! >> could happen. >> stephanie: in an email -- oh ironically it was also a fund-raising pitch. >> oh, well. >> stephanie: in an email sent to nra members on thursday they warn that politicians in d.c. are closing in fast on your right to keep and bare arms. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] [♪ mysterious music ♪] >> stephanie: president o
'll bet she does. >> mexico? >> she does! >> she does not! there are only trailers there. >> stephanie: she owns the cantina in ensenada. >> i saw her dancing on a table there. >> stephanie: no, jim ward. here's a late holiday gift. hannity lost half his tv audience after the election. gee, i guess people don't like -- >> being lied to? >> stephanie: right! viewers were basked in his anti-obama rhetoric tuned him out when they were stunned to wake up and discover the president won a second term. a scenario that hannity promised would never ever happen. >> stephanie: he had a parade of oh, i love this, thought leaders, on the right. that's a contradiction of terms like jumbo shrimp. dick morris and ann coulter who all predicted the president would lose in a landslide. let's dive into the right-wing world. see what's doing today. we already did the sounder. do you want to do it again? [ ♪ circus ♪ ] >> obama and the white house have narrative setters in the liberal media who are just raring to blam
to the republican leadership take off your lace panties. >> stephanie: i bet she has said ere-my-gurd when she saw this headline. only 8% say they are members of the tea party. and this is rasmussen. >> they are a right-wing outfit. >> stephanie: right. 49% have an unfavorable view of the tea party. [ applause ] >> er-gurd. >> stephanie: does anyone know what we're talking about? we need to post it on our facebook. >> stephanie: it's mean. joe in chicago you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: yes, i just wanted to hope that the main stream media takes a few moments to go back and listen to news reels of fox [ inaudible ] nation talking about how shocked and outraged they were not too long ago when that democrat made some analogy that a republican was like hitler. >> stephanie: yeah. we just played -- where are they? we had like -- lars larson on fox news just yesterday. they went directly to hitler. >> if you look at feinstein's bill which is the model for the president, under feinstein's bill if the president plans to go that way, anybody in america who owns one o
and a brighter future, you bet. you can find out more about their good work at uwua.net. a little breaking news the white house announcing that this afternoon, president obama is going to sit down with secretary of state hillary clinton for an interview with steve kroft of cbs news that will air sunday night on 60 minutes. it's very unusual. it's for the president and the secretary of state to give an interview together. the first time the president has set done for an interview with anybody, not even with the vice president. sitting down for a joint interview with secretary clinton. i am sure they will cover a lot of the national security issues. he will be asked about benghazi, about the situation in northern africa and hillaryses tenure. >> it's clear he likes doing interviews with steve kroft. >> yes. >> he has done more with him than anybody else. i am not sure what the number is. >> bill: yeah. on a national level certainly. so that should be interesting to watch. you know i was disappointed today in -- the figure buster we thought we were going to see
under the nea, creating great public schools for every student in america. you bet. you can find out more about their good work at nea.org. so, last week, it was lance armstrong. this week, it is a-rod. five others in the -- in major league baseball. what's going on? of course, lance admitted it. a-rod. >> i'm sorry. performancence hansing drugs >> bill: joined on the news line by a sports blogger for the washington post, cindy borin. hey, isn't he. good morning? >> good morning >> bill: a-rod has been do down this road before. >> arod arod, if you are the yankees, maybe this is the way they end up cutting their ties to him on this hideous contract that's been nothing but an albatross to them. it hasn't worked out well. he is recovering from hip surge. he may not be able to play at all. he is a already, you know, 36, 37 years old. it kind of looks like the end of the road for him. anyway the miami new times has reported he was linked to a company called biogenesis in florida and he was obtaining human growth hormone and other peds, performance enhanc
presidential candidate. she didn't run. it was a horrible blow to comedians everywhere. i bet today rude, she's wishing she had. she would have expanded her brand in a way that fox news and a canceled reality show never could have done it. >> that's what i said in the book. if she wants to keep the sarah palin brand or sarah-co going she's got to run for president because otherwise who cares? she wasn't on the national stage long enough and frankly, with you know fox's dying audience, all of the shut-ins and elderly that are watching them, that of course she was going to fade. >> john: i think you're right. >> right now she is essentially a facebook celebrity. >> john: even "the new york times" rather pointedly mentioned even though she left fox, she was still sending out messages on facebook. >> basically she's the tela tequila of punditry. >> right now she's an inarticulate tree falling in the forest. [ laughter ] >> john: what do you think she can contribute rude? we're not going to ever see her run for national office again? >> no. we're never really going to see her anymore. she is going
>> thank you. >> jennifer: up next--you bet. the republicans go looking for a laugh and they run straight into brett erlich. >> republicans are doing something funny, and it is to me. don't go away.
in this season. brett bet is here to report on her response. >> a man this was a tough week for stars. i wasn't going to get a death star and ann romney is not going to be on "dancing with the stars." come on, ann. yes you can man. although ann romney does watch the show. she was spotted at a tapping she respectfully disclined to participate. making her sensible, the word is sensible, and with
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